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Become a Supply Chain Manager

via LinkedIn Learning Path

Overview

There has never been a better time to explore a career as a supply chain manager. Supply chains are the global systems that connect and integrate procurement, operations, implementation, logistics, and more. Build the solid foundation you need to hit the ground running as a new supply chain manager.
  • Review roles and responsibilities of supply chain managers.
  • Study the system connecting operations, logistics, and more.
  • Build the knowledge and skills needed for supply chain jobs.

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Careers in Supply Chain and Operations
-Transition to a career in supply chain management, operations, logistics, or procurement. Explore the jobs, skills, and networking opportunities in this lucrative and diverse field.

Course 2: Job Skills: Supply Chain and Operations
-Learn about becoming a supply chain and operations professional. In this collection of short, lively, animated videos, discover the most critical skills needed to excel on the job.

Course 3: Supply Chain Foundations
-Get a primer on supply chain management. Learn how to connect and integrate the links of sourcing, procurement, conversion, and logistics management.

Course 4: Purchasing Foundations
-Learn the fundamentals of purchasing for business. Find out how to manage suppliers, contracts, and costs, and implement strategic sourcing.

Course 5: Understanding Logistics
-An excellent logistics network can help ensure your company's long-term success. This course helps you understand logistics and how it impacts your company and customers.

Course 6: Inventory Management Foundations
-Learn how to effectively manage inventory within your company. Explore analytical tools and control systems that can help you improve your inventory management efforts.

Course 7: Implementing Supply Chain Management
-Learn how to implement supply chain management in your company. This course covers challenges, a five-step process for implementing supply chain management effectively, and more.

Course 8: Process Improvement Foundations
-Learn how to better manage the processes—and thus the outcomes—of your project or business.

Course 9: Quality Management Foundations
-Learn how to properly manage quality in your company. Explore major frameworks, tools, and strategies that you can leverage to enhance your quality management approach.

Course 10: Lean Six Sigma Foundations
-Learn what Lean Six Sigma is, why it is used, and how it can be applied to manufacturing, services, and supply chain management.

Course 11: Building Resilient Supply Chains for Effective Risk Management
-Learn why supply chain resilience is critically important for every company, how to build resilience, and how to manage risk to protect and sustain competitive advantage.

Course 12: Supply Chain and Operations Management Tips
-Improve your knowledge in supply chain and operations management, from strategic sourcing to supply chain security, one tip at a time.

Course 13: Leading Projects
-Learn how to lead projects successfully using the DIRECT project leadership framework—define, investigate, resolve, execute, change, and transition.

Course 14: Finance for Non-Financial Managers
-Get a basic understanding of financial management, sufficient to interpret reports, draft budgets, cost products, and make informed financial decisions.

Courses

Taught by

Daniel Stanton, Eddie Davila, Steven Brown, Chris Croft, Richard Wilding OBE (Professor) and Jim Stice

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